Rowlett Chamber names its March Business of the Month

(ROCKWALL-March 19, 2013) The Rowlett Chamber of Commerce was honored to recognize Brendals’ Bakery & Cupcake Couture as its March 2013 Business of the Month. Ambassador Chair James Williams, presented the award to owners Brenda and Gary LaMonte. HOSTING AN EVENT? Leave the “CAKE”-ing to Brendals’ Bakery & Cupcake Couture. What They Do: Anniversaries Birthdays […]

Blue Ribbon News – fair & balanced?

Perhaps not.  At least not when it comes to the types of stories we cover. We prefer “good” news. There’s plenty of it to go around; it’s just rare to find those who will report it. At Blue Ribbon News, we shine the spotlight on people, places and events that impact our communities in a positive […]

Newcomers to showcase artistic talents of members

Members model spring fashions at March gathering (ROCKWALL-March 15, 2013) The Rockwall County Newcomers & Friends were treated to a Spring Fashion Show at their regular monthly meeting on March 14. Brenda Estes, fashion coordinator from Belks, served as moderator.  Members of Newcomers modeled the latest in Spring colors and styles. The fashions and accessories were provided […]

Garland Chamber to host speed networking event featuring marketing industry professionals

(GARLAND-March 10, 2013) Join the Garland Chamber of Commerce for its most strategic morning networking event featuring a fast-paced new format. The Chamber’s Direct Connect program has been transformed into a SPEED NETWORKING event – and it will be held from 7:30 a.m. to 9 a.m. Thursday, March 21 at Hyatt Place Dallas Garland, 5101 […]

Royse City Chamber recognizes Yard of the Month

(ROYSE CITY-March 7, 2013) Congratulations to Diana Sheets at 408 Starlight Lane for being chosen as the Royse City Chamber of Commerce Yard of the Month winner! The purpose of the program is to recognize Royse City’s citizens who demonstrate above-average efforts in maintaining their property, thereby contributing to the overall appearance of the community […]

JER Chilton YMCA to host Lunch & Learn, Healthy Kids Day

YMCA offers FREE Lunch & Learn on family nutrition for Blue Ribbon News readers (ROCKWALL – March 2, 2013) March is National Nutrition Month, so this is a great time to focus on individual and family nutrition.  One of the most important aspects of a wellness program, whether you are trying to be fit, avert […]

Jag Jog 5K Race/1 Mile Run Run at Jones Elementary March 2

(ROCKWALL ISD-Feburary 18, 2013) The Jones Elementary School PTA will host its second annual St. Patrick’s Jag Jog beginning at 8:30 a.m.  Saturday, March 2. The 5K Race/1 Mile Fun Run is a fundraising event that also features a carnival, petting zoo, hamster balls, obstacle courses, bounce house, DJ, cake walk, silent auction and raffle. If […]

Art in March from the Forney Arts Council

Art in March from the Forney Arts Council

The Forney Arts Council has several exciting offerings this month: March 5 – 30 The Art of Trina McMillan at American National Bank Martha McWilliams shows her art at City Bank New art from Memory Wortham and Lesli and Bickey Bruce at Crumbzz/Gallery of the Arts 4 p.m. March 10  Free pottery demonstration at Crumbzz/Gallery […]